PLAYING CARDS FOR JOYFUL HOURS!
Each of the 4 suits has 13 cards belonging to each suit. These are numbers cards from 1 to 10, followed by the Jack, Queen & King.
The symbols are derived from Tarot cards. The hearts come from the cups in the tarot, the spades from the swords in the tarot, the diamonds from the talisman/pentacles in the tarot, and the clubs from the batons in the tarot. Another rumor involves the King. Rumor has it that Kings symbolize historical figures.